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An off-duty Baltimore County Police officer caught a bank robber in the act yesterday, only to later discover he was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Baltimore, Maryland Field Office for numerous bank robberies across the region.

Officer E. Legge of the Woodlawn Precinct (PC2) was inside Bank of America in the 7900 block of Honeygo Boulevard in Perry Hall yesterday when a man walked up to the teller station next to him and placed a backpack on the counter. Moments later the man left the bank with the backpack and the teller announced she'd just been robbed.

Booking photo of Fletcher DorsettOfficer Legge chased after the suspect across the parking lot where he was able to apprehend the man and call for a uniformed officer response. The first responding officer, Officer R. Cross of the White Marsh Precinct (PC9), immediately recognized the suspect from an FBI wanted suspect release as Fletcher Myea Dorsett (51) with no fixed address. Dorsett was arrested and is currently held in the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on no bail status. 

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help in locating Jadalen Naomi Driessen, 17, of the unit-block of Kilbeggan Green, 21236. Jadalen was last seen on the afternoon of January 16, 2018, when she left her home. She is described as a white female, 5'02", 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. If anyone has information about Jadalen Driessen, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

A Perry Hall man fatally shot his 10- and 12-year-old sons early this morning before turning the gun on himself.

Police were called to a home in the 8900 block of Yvonne Avenue, 21236, just after midnight. Officers found Julian Roary, 47, and his sons, Julian Roary Jr., 12, and Ian Roary, 10, in an upstairs bedroom. All three had been fatally shot in the head and upper body.

The investigation showed that Roary recently had lost his job and was struggling financially. He left a suicide note detailing his intentions.

Roary's girlfriend, who also lives at the Yvonne Avenue address, told police that after hearing what she thought were firecrackers she tried to locate Roary. When she could not, she checked the upstairs bedroom where she found Roary and his sons bleeding and unresponsive. She called 911.

Police determined that Roary shot both sons before killing himself.

Roary and Julian Roary Jr. were pronounced dead at the scene. Ian Roary was transported by Trooper 1 to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, where he was pronounced dead.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017